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Is it possible to disable the follow function?

My company uses confluence version 6.6.13.

Some of my coworkers asked me (the IT-Services Team) if it is possible to disable the "follow" function?

The coworkers don't want to be "stalked" by this feature of confluence.


Best wishes 


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Hi Marcel and Welcome,

for now it is not possible to disable this features throught the UI.

Some workarounds has been published on CONFSERVER-16032 


Best Regards

What do you mean by workarounds.. That would mean that it is possible?

I mean that it is possible if you directly modify some files as suggested in the linked CONFSERVER-16032 ticket. But is not a recommended approach.

Thank you for your help.

You are welcome :)

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